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LOWBALL RELEASED

November 4, 2014 LOWBALL RELEASED

Tor’s Newest Wild Cards edition is out and receiving good reviews.   This edition of Wild Cards takes place in the depths of Jokertown, where residents have mysteriously gone missing.  The authorities are unwilling to investigate, except for a fresh lieutenant … Read More

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JOKERS WILD RELEASED

February 14, 2014 JOKERS WILD RELEASED

September 15, 1946 was the first Wild Cards Day, the day that Jetboy met Dr. Tod in the skies over Manhattan, and the wild card virus was released onto an unsuspecting world.

September 15, 1986 was the 40th anniversary of that … Read More

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Wild Cards Excerpt

January 7, 2014 Wild Cards Excerpt

from Those About to Die… by David Anthony Durham   The door swung open and the guard prodded him forward and he slid out on to smooth floor of a small arena. He blinked under the bright lights, barely able … Read More

INSIDE STRAIGHT E-book Sale $2.99

October 20, 2013 INSIDE STRAIGHT E-book Sale $2.99

For a limited time only, Tor is offering the ebook of INSIDE STRAIGHT – first volume of the “next generation” of Wild Cards books — for only $2.99. This promotion will only last until November 1, so get your copy … Read More

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NEW WILDCARDS STORY

May 22, 2013 NEW WILDCARDS STORY

Brand new, never-before-published Wild Cards story posted on Tor.Com.  Written by Cherie Priest it’s called “The Button Man and the Murder Tree.” With ‘cover art’ provided by the amazing John Picacio. This one is a sort of ‘origin story’ for … Read More

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ACES ABROAD released in RUSSIA

May 12, 2013 ACES ABROAD released in RUSSIA

ACES ABROAD the fourth volume of the wild Cards series has been released in Russia. The first three volumes of the Russian translation of Wild Cards were published back in 2005-2006. After a long hiatus, the aces and jokers are … Read More

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JOKERS WILD February 2014 Release

April 28, 2013 JOKERS WILD February 2014 Release

The next release in Tor’s ongoing series of Wild Cards reissues has been scheduled for February 2014 in trade paperback. JOKERS WILD is the third volume in the overall series, and the concluding volume of the first triad. The cover … Read More

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LOWBALL Delivered to Tor Books

April 16, 2013 LOWBALL Delivered to Tor Books

 The twenty-second volume in the ongoing Wild Cards series of shared world anthologies and mosaic novels is complete and has been delivered to our editors at Tor. The lineup for this edition of Wild Cards entitled LOWBALL is as follows: … Read More

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WILD CARDS COMING TO BRAZIL

March 11, 2013 WILD CARDS COMING TO BRAZIL

George R.R. Martin has signed with publisher LeYa for Brazilian (Portugese) editions of all twenty-two WILD CARDS volumes! Leya has done an outstanding job producing GRRM’s fantasy books and we can’t wait to see every one of the twenty-two WILD … Read More

Wild Cards Freebie

January 28, 2013 Wild Cards Freebie

In 1987 George R.R. Martin parented another captivating universe in the multi-author shared-world of Wild Cards. Tor.com has made it possible for you to have a free taste of this strange and wonderful brew with the story “When We Were … Read More

WILD CARDS RETURNS

August 13, 2012 WILD CARDS RETURNS

Good news Wild Cards fans! LOWBALL, the twenty-second volume in the series and part two of the current triad that began with FORT FREAK, is nearing completion. Thanks to the talented writers and co-editors George R.R. Martin and Melinda Snodgrass, … Read More

ACES HIGH FOR XMAS

November 7, 2011 ACES HIGH FOR XMAS

Now available for pre-order via Amazon, B&N, or your favorite local bookstore is volume two in our long-running Wild Cards series, ACES HIGH, scheduled for publication on December 20. No new stories this time around, alas, but the new edition … Read More

WILD CARDS 1 REISSUED

November 25, 2010 WILD CARDS 1 REISSUED

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s… yes, actually, it IS a plane. Jetboy’s plane. And a whole bunch of blimps. Wild Cards is back. I’m talking volume one, originally published in 1987, the book … Read More

FORT FREAK DELIVERED

June 16, 2010

FORT FREAK, volume twenty-one in the ongoing Wild Cards series, has been delivered to our editors at Tor Books. Six hundred and eight pages of Jokertown goodness. After the wide-ranging global storylines of the Committee triad, FORT FREAK returns to … Read More

FORT FREAK IS COMING

May 14, 2009

WILD CARDS is headed back to its roots. The early volumes in our long-running shared-world anthology series largely centered around Manhattan, especially the parts of the Bowery and Lower East Side that became known as Jokertown. More recent entries, however, … Read More

TWO FROM GREEN RONIN

May 13, 2009 TWO FROM GREEN RONIN

The good folks at Green Ronin Games have been busy of late, with two new releases that should be of interest to my readers. For all the Wild Cards fanatics out there, they have just released Wild Cards: All-In, A … Read More

JETBOY FLIES AGAIN

May 12, 2009 JETBOY FLIES AGAIN

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a blimp!! No, it’s FIVE blimps strung together!!! And here comes Jetboy… That was how the Wild Cards series began, way way back in 1987 before some of you were born. … Read More

GREEN RONIN RELEASES NEW WILD CARDS RPG

August 29, 2008

Time to dust off those twenty-sided dice again. Wild Cards has returned to role-playing once again, after a hiatus of more than fifteen years. Last week at Gencon in Indianapolis, Green Ronin Games rolled out its highly anticipated Wild Cards … Read More

Tor Schedules BUSTED FLUSH for December

May 12, 2008 Tor Schedules BUSTED FLUSH for December

This should be a merry Christmas for Wild Cards fans. Tor has scheduled Busted Flush, the second installment in the new triad that began with Inside Straight, for publication in December. The nineteenth volume in the overall series, Busted Flush … Read More

BUSTED FLUSH DELIVERED

November 30, 2007

Busted Flush, the second in the trilogy of new Wild Cards mosaic novels that began with Inside Straight (out this January at a bookstore near you), and the nineteenth volume of the overall series, has been completed and delivered to … Read More

MUTANTS & MASTERMINDS MEETS WILD CARDS

August 16, 2007 MUTANTS & MASTERMINDS MEETS WILD CARDS

Once upon a time, along about twenty years ago, the Wild Cards series grew out of a role-playing game… and now, many books and many stories later, we’re thrilled and excited to announce that we’re going home to that world … Read More

INSIDE STRAIGHT PROMO AT SAN DIEGO COMICON

July 12, 2007 INSIDE STRAIGHT PROMO AT SAN DIEGO COMICON

Wild Cards fans — be sure and visit the Tor booth at this year’s San Diego Comicon, to register for their special convention drawing. Tor will have half a dozen glossy 11 x 17 inch posters of the gorgeous Michael … Read More

INSIDE STRAIGHT DELIVERED

January 18, 2007 INSIDE STRAIGHT DELIVERED

Inside Straight, the latest installment in our long-running WILD CARDS series of mosaic novels, has been delivered to editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden at Tor. Originally launched in 1987, WILD CARDS has outlasted all the other shared worlds of the 80s … Read More

NEW DEAL FOR WILD CARDS

June 5, 2006 NEW DEAL FOR WILD CARDS

We can’t die yet. We haven’t seen The Jolson Story. The WILD CARDS series is back in business. We’ve just signed a contract with Tor Books for a new triad of WILD CARDS mosaic novels, to be titled Inside Straight, … Read More

WILD CARDS Good News and Bad

March 20, 2006

 I have good news and bad news for fans of the long-running Wild Cards series of shared world anthologies and mosaic novels. Good news: the seventeenth volume in the series, John J. Miller’s novel Death Draws Five, was released by … Read More

NEW WILD CARDS BOOK SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY

September 23, 2005 NEW WILD CARDS BOOK SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY

The latest installment in the Wild Cards series, John J. Miller’s solo novel DEATH DRAWS FIVE, has been scheduled for a January release in hardcover by iBooks. DEATH DRAWS FIVE is the seventeenth volume in the overall series, and the … Read More

THE RETURN OF JOKERS WILD

April 18, 2005 THE RETURN OF JOKERS WILD

Wild Cards fans take note: iBooks has just released a new mass market paperback edition of the third volume in the series, Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild. The story of Wild Cards Day, 1986, the fortieth anniversary of the release … Read More

WILD CARDS VI: ACE IN THE HOLE

March 28, 2003 WILD CARDS VI: ACE IN THE HOLE

iBooks has released their reprint of WILD CARDS VI: ACE IN THE HOLE

ACES ABROAD

October 16, 2002 ACES ABROAD

Wild Cards fans: ACES ABROAD, was released in September by iBooks.

DEUCES DOWN DEBUTS

July 19, 2002 DEUCES DOWN DEBUTS

The long wait is over for Wild Cards fans. DEUCES DOWN, the first new Wild Cards book in seven years, was released this month by iBooks, in hardcover and ebook versions. DEUCES DOWN features seven brand new tales from the … Read More

Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild

January 22, 2002 Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild

Wild Cards III: Jokers Wild (Paperback, US) now available from iBooks.

THE WILD CARDS ARE BACK

September 28, 2001

New editions of the first eight volumes of the original Bantam series are being released by iBooks, in trade paperback and ebook editions. The first two volumes — WILD CARDS and ACES HIGH — have already been released, and should … Read More

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